Leslie Cook

Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 7
National Memorial Panel / Row: East 43 / 42
Date of Birth: 17-Nov-1947
Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
High School: St. Francis High School
Street: Manton Street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: LCPL
Date of Casualty: 07-Mar-1968
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri
Cook graduated from St. Francis High School in Cornwells Heights, Bucks County, and worked as a welder before enlisting in the Marine Corps in September 1966. The 2O-year-old lance corporal, a team leader, took part in about 25 operations in Vietnam with Cornpany of the 1st Battalion. 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division. He died in Quang Tri Province on March 7, 1968. He was survived by his son and mother.